Dr. Shahid Habib

Dr. Shahid Habib is a Hepatologist in Tucson, Arizona and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System and St Joseph’s Hospital. His practice emphasis is comprehensive liver disease care. He attended Quaid-e-Azam Medical College and completed residency and fellowship (Internal Medicine & Gastroenterology) training at Federal Postgraduate Medical Institute and King Edward Medical University, Mayo Hospital Lahore, Pakistan. He subsequently has further advanced training at Western General Infirmary, University of Glasgow UK, Banks town Hospital, University of New South Wales (NSW) Sydney. Australia (Gastroenterology) and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Hepatology and Liver Transplantation). His special interests include liver failure, liver transplantation and NASH (fatty liver disease). His goal of practice is cure and prevention of liver disease.

Board certifications

  • FCPS Pakistan


  • American Board of Internal Medicine


Kane D Gronback

Kane Gronback is a family nurse practitioner at the Liver Institute PLLC. He earned his master’s degree and completed the Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Phoenix in 2013. He has over 10 years of experience as a registered nurse and a nurse practitioner in areas including urgent care, liver care and family practice. Kane Gronback has worked at numerous reputable institutes including Middle sex Hospital, University Medical Center Tucson, Next care Urgent Care, Whitaker Pathways and Decypher Technologies.


Associate of Nursing: Goodwin College, 2007

BS (Nursing): University of Phoenix, 2010

MS (Family Nurse Practitioner Nursing Program): University of Phoenix, 2013


Loan D. Whitmore

Loan Whitmore is a certified family nurse practitioner (FNP-BC) and medical-surgical nurse (CMSRN). She earned her FNP from the University of Phoenix in 2016. Loan has over 14 years of nursing experience, including Podiatry, Gastroenterology, urgent care, research and nursing administration. Loan Whitmore has worked as a nurse practitioner in Northwest Medical Center, University of Arizona Health Network, Oro Valley Hospital Gastroenterology Department, and Fast Med Urgent Care Tucson. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Southern AZ Nurse Practitioners Association, Sigma Theta Tau, Medical-Surgical Nursing Association, and Arizona Nursing Association.


Associate Degree (Nursing): Pima Community College, 2002

BS (Nursing – Honors): Grand Canyon University, 2009

Family Nurse Practitioner – Honors: University of Phoenix, 2016